The dustmen have a lot to do during the term of office: More waste to take care of. After work, they sit together, have a chat and drink tea. Also, they follow the latest vote counting updates on TV with utmost curiosity. As the number of opened ballot boxes increase from 1% to 50%, their excitement […]

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During the time of local elections, the market square and the streets of Ümraniye are adorned with political advertisements. Artıkişler accompanies a young dustman through the streets and tries to capture the incredible number of AKP posters with his camera. ………….. Tanışma Vakti Yerel seçimler öncesi Ümraniye çarşısı neredeyse tüm partilerin gösteri alanına dönüşmüş durumda. Meydanın ortasında bir […]

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Starting from Beyoğlu the journey leads us to the Anatolian district Ümraniye. Artık İşler, by ferry crosses the Bosphorus to Üsküdar so as to take a bus to Ümraniye. Beyoğlu’ndan Ümraniye’ye gidebilmek için en pratik yollardan biri öncelikle Üsküdar’a ulaşmak. Üsküdar Ümraniye’yi denizden ve Boğaz’dan saklıyor.  Bu ilçe yaklaşık 30 yıl önce kentleşmenin ve endüstrinin İstanbul […]

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“We are heading towards the heart of the “quality” waste collection of İstanbul. Paper trash collectors and scrap dealers are on either side. Once a picker told me that he had learnt, about three or four years ago, that the “Black & White photos also sell.” Sometimes, his friend would find Black & White photos […]

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2 guys go to a shopping mall, sit down and reflect the development regarding the EU and Turkey since 1959... and see...

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